Located at the foothills of Matheran, behind the Ulhas River Neral is a small town in Karjat tehsil Maharashtra. It is just a short drive away from two of the biggest cities of Maharashtra – Mumbai and Pune and is one of the most picturesque destinations around. It can be a perfect base to explore places like Matheran. The famous 21 km long narrow-gauge Toy Train runs from Neral to Matheran. There are many waterfalls and nature trails to explore around.
Just 2 hrs drive from Mumbai this beautiful farmstead is located in the midst of a mango grove by the side of the Ulhas river and overlooks the Matheran mountain. Quiet, lush and peaceful, it is perfect to relax in the lap of nature and enjoy outdoors with family and friends. Enjoy the company of butterflies and birds like kingfisher and cormorant. If you’re lucky, you may even sight a peacock.
It has 2 units. One is the stone-built Farmhouse in the midst of the orchard around 250 mtrs from the river. It has 2 triple bedded rooms. And another is a container home built at the lip of the river and has one double bedded room with all modern facilities. All rooms have an attached bathroom. There is a well maintained garden, a fire pit where you can have cool evenings with no disturbance and a swimming pool to chill out.
Location: It is located 4 km from Neral City Centre and 14 Km from Matheran
Farmhouse: Number of Rooms (Classic) – 2; Total Capacity – 8
Container Home: Number of Rooms (Superior) – 1; Total Capacity – 3
Narel has a state highway which is well connected to all major cities and has its own railway station. The nearest airport Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai is 76 Km.
Classic Room: 5000/- (up to 2 people)
Container Home: 6500/- (up to 2 people)
Entire Farm House: 15,000/- (up to 6 people)
Extra Person: 1500/-
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
6-12 years.: 50% (Extra bed provided)
Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Parking • Running Hot Water • Bonfire • Tea/ Coffee Maker • Television • Air Condition • Open Seating Areas • Toiletries • Library • Pet Friendly • Smoking Allowed • Barbecue • Pick and Drop Service (Paid)
Traditional home cooked Maharashtrian food is served. Breakfast options are egg to order, poha upma, khichdi, puri sabji etc. You will get some lip-smacking Non-vegetarian and Vegetarian meals.
Bird Watching • Reading • Star Gazing • Village Walk • Table Tennis • Throw ball • Foosball Table • Carrom Board • Forest Walk • Yoga and Meditation • Hiking
AnandWadi Waterfall (7km) • Matheran Waterfall (9km) • Panorama Point (9km) • Hart point (12km) • Tapalwadi Falls(6km) • Peb Fort Vikat Wadi (7km) • Kadyavarcha Ganpati (10km) • Dhom Lake (12km)
Rambaug point (16 km) • Louisa Point (16 km) • Bhivpuri Waterfall (15 km) • Morbe Dam (31 Km) • Trimbakeshwar Temple (21 km) • Lonavala (50 km)
The owner Lalita is an avid traveler and works in corporate in Mumbai. The farm is her getaway from the hustle and bustle of Mumbai. Around 2 years back she opened the doors of this beautifully maintained farmstay for people looking to relax away from the crowded city in the lap of nature.
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